iFi Audio xDSD Gryphon, new top of the line compact wireless dac - link to phone or computer, then plug your earphones or headphones into the Gryphon. Gryphon connects wirelessly, sends the signal through its anti-jitter clock, top of the line dac, then through its high power amp. Gryphon is the second device, after the Diablo, with the new Purewave amp design. It is balanced, dual mono, with short signal paths and awesome distortion / noise specs.
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Gryphon is great with high end earphones, featuring 3.5 & 4.4mm outputs, with IEMatch available on both, for clean, hiss free, high power. For headphones Gryphon has up to 1 watt output via 4.4mm, an insanely stout amount from something this size. It will drive cans with authority. Full MQA decoding.
Tailor the sound with the XBass II and/or XSpace, bass and soundstage adjustments, all analogue, easily selected with front mount buttons. A bright OLED display shows gain level, bitrate, volume, battery and more - in use, its great to have. A usb charge cable, usb-c and lightning cable are included, so you have the option of connecting wired to almost any modern portable source. Gryphon also have optical input and line in.
**It is as slim as the older xdsd units, but wider and deeper, approx 30% larger, so still very compact but no longer 'tiny'.